Striders getting ready to run Strides and HopsThe Kingstowne Striders is a group founded on a mutual interest in fitness, focusing on running, and walking.  We serve the needs of recreational and competitive runners in southern Fairfax County and Alexandria, Virginia. The club promotes and supports running and walking at a wide range of paces. Our activities safely promote health, fitness, and the achievement of personal goals in an atmosphere of fun, fellowship, and camaraderie.